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NANOPARTICLE TOXICITY DETRIMENTAL TO BRAIN CELLS
  This is hardly the first time, but nanoparticles are now being discussed again in connection with toxicity. The ramifications of nanoparticle use have come up in the past, and toxicity has often been the concern; however, the significance this go-round is that toxicity was said at one point to
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IMPROVING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS ACCESSIBILITY IS FUNDAMENTAL TO CARE
Arguably the most fundamental use of medical technology for hospitals and clinics is that of electronic medical records. It’s an incredibly basic form of technological implementation serving a not just integral but requisite function without which healthcare institutions would experience a setback t
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WHERE WE STAND ON THE SCIENTIFIC WAR ON CANCER
  Cancer is statistically the most prolific killer in the world, and there are so many different kinds of cancer that it can be difficult to keep up. There’s a wealth of literature out there about what people can do to avoid getting a variety of different cancers, and it’s clear that this is one
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NEW GENE-BASED TEST DETECTS MUTATION IN CANCER-AFFECTED URINARY TRACTS
 According to the American Cancer Society, statistics showed that bladder cancer took almost 18,000 lives in 2017. Another estimated 80,000 people were awaiting their fate from this disease. However, if their urine was tested soon enough and the cancer is detected right away in the urinary tract,
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TOOTH SENSOR TELLS WHAT YOU EAT AND DRINK
Researchers at the Tufts University Biomedical Engineering Department in Medford, Massachusetts developed a two-square millimeter-sized sensor, fastened on a tooth to monitor and transmit data on glucose, salt, and alcohol. The moment anything edible and potable enters the mouth, the chemical sen
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DIABETIC KIDS USING ARTIFICIAL PANCREAS REPORT NO HYPOGLYCEMIA EPISODES
  Type 1 diabetics aged between 7 and 13 who used an artificial pancreas for three months reported a reduction in HbA1C without any episodes of severe hypoglycemia or diabetic ketoacidosis. Although diabetes management with children is a challenge, experts said that the MiniMed 670G system may pr
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AGE-RELATED EYESIGHT LOSS MAY BE A THING OF THE PAST WITH STEM CELL TREATMENT
  After they received embryonic stem cell treatment, two people who were suffering from wet age-related macular degeneration had some of their vision restored. After the treatment, they could read again. Macular degeneration can blur the vision or cause a blind spot because of abnormal blood v
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DMAU BREAKS GROUND ON MALE BIRTH CONTROL PILLS EXPERIMENT SAYS
A more than three decades’ hunt for safe and effective male birth control pills is now coming to an end. The experimental study on the new pill known as DMAU or dimethandrolone undecanoate is expected to revolutionize suppression of hormones responsible for sperm production. Leading researchers f
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DOCTORS USE FLUORESCENT DYE TO DETECT CANCER
  Physicians are now testing the use of fluorescent dye to know during surgery which cells are cancerous or not. If the light is turned off in the surgery room, body parts will shine which indicates where cancer cells exist. Often, during surgery, there is a chance that the surgeon left behind
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MIT ENGINEERS DEVELOP BODY ON A CHIP TO EVALUATE NEW DRUGS
  To assess new drugs and find possible side effects on several organs before these are tested in people, engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed a body on a chip. It is a microfluidic platform which connects engineered tissues of up to 10 organs. The chip can determin
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